Prof Steven Landsburg: The problem with taxing capital

Dr Steven Landsburg, Professor of Economics at Rochester University, and IEA Research Director Dr Jamie Whyte examine tax rates, and how to devise a system that encourages growth.

Steven concludes that taxes on capital, often cited by many as a way to resolve inequality, are in fact a form of ‘double taxation’ – targeting wealth that has already been taxed as earnings.

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